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Really Listening by Raymond A. Foss

Hanging on every word
no cares, no worries
present fully in the moment
every word, every thought
peals, jewels, treasures beyond measure

Patient, not rushing, stilling ourselves
Waiting, trusting, letting go
Relying on God to speak
to each of us, by his plan
in his time, as he wills it

Listening, as if hearing for the first time
Taking our time, the message as it comes
that still small voice, the whisper of God
calling across time, in the wilderness
Mindful, purposeful, listening.

Lord. Speak to your servants
Listening for your word.

March 17, 2009
Psalm 84
Luke 10:38-42 and
Sermon, “Christian Spiritual Disciplines: Listening”,
by Reverend Huntley Halvorson,
March 1, 2009
Suncook United Methodist Church,
Suncook, NH
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